It’s time to turn up the holiday music, finish your gift shopping, and get ready to spend quality time with the family. The holidays are nearly here, and we’ve rounded up some fun events you should check out, details about visits from Santa Claus, and more in Saratoga.
Enjoy These Festivities, Holiday Markets, and Events
Holiday fun awaits throughout Saratoga County! Here’s what’s going on:
- Holiday Lights Spectacular 2021: Happening today through January 3
- Holiday Lighted Nights: Happening today through December 23
- Artisan’s Market at Brookside Museum: December 16-19 & 23-24
- Christmas Party at The Real McCoy Beer Co Ballston Spa & Mac’s Place Food Truck: December 17
- Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce Factory – Open House: December 18
- Holiday Farmers Market: December 18
- Holiday Market at Saratoga Arts: December 18
- Saratoga SantaCON 2021: December 18
- It’s a Jazzy Christmas: December 18
3 Newsy Updates to Know About in Saratoga Springs
Don’t Miss the Final Days of Sunnyside Gardens’ Winter Wonderland
The holidays are upon us, and if you still need some poinsettias and holiday decor for your home, then visit Sunnyside Gardens in Saratoga Springs. The garden center’s Winter Wonderland celebration continues through Thursday, December 23. You’ll find holiday decor for sale, last-minute gift ideas, and a sweet & savory hot cocoa bar.
See Santa Claus Ride Through Downtown Saratoga
Although Santa Claus won’t be at his cottage in Saratoga this year, he is traveling to different neighborhoods to spread holiday cheer! Catch a glimpse of Santa atop a Tower Ladder fire truck when he visits the Woodlands & Meadowbrook area on Friday, December 17, at 5:00pm, and the Jefferson Street and Union Avenue area on Sunday, December 19, at 2:00pm.
Maps will be posted the morning of each ride on the Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/downtownsaratogasprings
The National Museum of Racing Announces Foal Patrol Season 5
On Wednesday, January 5, 2022, The National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame will debut Season 5 of their popular live webcam series Foal Patrol. Foal Patrol is a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras that follow the daily activities of in-foal mares, and since launching in late 2017, the program has been viewed by millions of people throughout the world.
Season 5 will feature in-foal mares at Claiborne Farm, Gainesway Farm, Safari North at Pauls Mill Farm, and Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky, as well as at Old Tavern Farm in New York.